Hunting / Trapping Regulations

Persons engaged in hunting or trapping shall read and comply with the provision of this regulation and shall have in their possession a valid hunting or fur-harvester license from the State of Kansas or otherwise comply with the laws of the State of Kansas regarding hunting and fur-harvester licenses.

8.10 Posting of Special Rules

Notices posted at the Reservoir headquarters will advise as to the huntable area, season dates, number of parties or hunters allowed on the property, or other rules in regard to hunting/trapping. Any violation of posted notices is unlawful.

8.20 Permitting System

Permits for trapping will be issued as deemed necessary by the governing body or Reservoir Supervisor.

Permits for hunting will be issued on a first come first serve basis with the following restriction:

  • Deer-Archery hunting = unlimited hunters
  • No Muzzle loader
  • No Rifle
  • Quail, Pheasant, and Waterfowl-8 parties per day (3 person/party)
  • Shotgun = 2 individuals per day
  • Turkey-2 persons per day

8.30 Permit Fees

  • $3 Day Use fee per day 
  • $3 hunting per day, per person
  • $3 trapping per day

Permits for trapping and hunting can be purchased only at the Banner Creek Reservoir Office, Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm.

8.40 Laws of the State of Kansas

All laws of the State of Kansas Pertaining to hunting/trapping are hereby adopted and incorporated by reference herein the same as through set out at length herein, insofar as they are not inconsistent with the provisions hereinbefore set out.